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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.18 release notes
Peter Samuelson wrote:
>
> [AC]
> > > ... added basic support for the Pentium IV.
> [Android]
> > How is the Pentium IV more advanced than the Pentium III, other than
> > speed? Why would LInux care about a 1500 MHz clock or 400 MHz bus
> > speed? Just treat the PIV as a faster PIII.
>
> It all sounds so simple, right? Several small things to worry about:

> - maybe they'll need to patch lm_sensors to accommodate the increased
> temperature range since the P4 runs so hot. (: (:

Did someone go through the kernel and fix spin/wait's & spin/halt's
with new magic instructions? I remember Intel itself was working on
it, but I do not know if it was 2.4 only or 2.2 + 2.4.
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